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Highway Rat

Highway Rat Activity Trail at Wendover Woods

Coming to our forests this winter!  

The Highway Rat is the latest Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler book to be brought to life on our forest trails. Follow the panels, complete activities and interact with the forest as you head on a journey with The Highway Rat and all the characters from the story!

Activity KitHighway Rat dates and information

The trail will be opening on 1st December. It is aimed at younger children, but the whole family can enjoy completing activities and spotting characters. You can find the start of the trail next to the BBQ area and it is about 0.5 miles in length.

Activity KitActivity Kit

Join the Highway Rat on his journey through the forest with the Highway Rat Activity Pack! The pack contains an activity leaflet plus an extra activity sheet, a Highway Rat mask, stickers of the Highway Rat characters, a pencil and a crayon. Buy your activity pack from the forest office or cafe for just £3.

Parking

For up to 2 hours the fare is just £1.70, 2-4 hours is £3.30, and over 4 hours is £6.10.

More information

Parts of the trail are unsurfaced, so can get muddy - take care! Visit www.forestry.gov.uk/wendoverwoods for more information. We’ll be hosting fun family events throughout the year, so remember to check our events pages to avoid missing out!

If you spot the Highway Rat or his wanted poster along the way, post a picture to our Facebook page and Instagram with #TheHighwayRat! 


 

The Highway Rat © 2011 Julia Donaldson & Axel Scheffler. Liscensed by Magic Light Pictures Ltd.

Last updated: 1st December 2017

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  • Barbeque
  • Cafe
  • Cycling
  • Mountain biking
  • Hi-Rope
  • Information
  • Ancient Monuments
  • Orienteering
  • Parking (chargeable)
  • Play area
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OS Grid ref: SP890090
Postcode: HP22 5NQ

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Wendover Woods Office

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